Seattle favorite Keiko Green brings her sharp provocation and biting humor to a new play that puts contemporary discussions in direct conversation with one of the most problematic devices in Shakespeare. In the grand tradition of the problem plays, The Bed Trick has no answers, but will have you pondering the questions long after you leave the theatre.
Jimmy Shields makes his Seattle Shakespeare directorial debut following his appearance as Sir Andrew Aguecheek in 2023’s Twelfth Night. Originally adapted for Wooden O, this small ensemble version of The Comedy of Errors cleaves right to the heart of the comedy and features actors playing their own twins to hilarious effect.
Theatre maker Eddie DeHais adapts and directs this rowdy, raucous, unruly romp featuring some of Shakespeare’s most clever and comic characters. They are creating a Merry Wives of Windsor that will feel farcically familiar while examining the stickiness of conflicting personalities and viewpoints in a small town.